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Scott Taylor
Put in the hours last few days and found these on the holderness coast, can anyone give me any further info on them, best out of the 150 i found, most were devils toe nails. Click image for larger version - Name: 20180827_133849.jpg, Views: 47, Size: 5.96 MB Click image for larger version - Name: 20180827_133854.jpg, Views: 45, Size: 4.76 MB Click image for larger version - Name: 20180827_133857.jpg, Views: 44, Size: 4.62 MB Click image for larger version - Name: 20180827_133907.jpg, Views: 48, Size: 4.85 MB Click image for larger version - Name: 20180827_133912.jpg, Views: 46, Size: 4.88 MB Click image for larger version - Name: 20180827_133916.jpg, Views: 48, Size: 4.60 MB Click image for larger version - Name: 20180827_133919.jpg, Views: 48, Size: 4.47 MB Click image for larger version - Name: 20180827_133921.jpg, Views: 54, Size: 4.09 MB
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Brittle Star
Hi

4 is a belemnite, 8 looks like a bit of preserved beach, I could be wrong. Just like you can see now when the was create ripples in the sand. The others are all from ammonites or bits of them. 5 could be gryphea.
JW

 Never ask a star fish for directions
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Dirty Pete
No idea what the geology is there but 5 looks like a carboniferous productid brachiopod and 8 looks like sole marks otherwise as JW.
Cheers
Pete
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MicroFossilMan
Dirty Pete wrote:
No idea what the geology is there

Geology is boulder clay! But with erratics from anywhere to the north, especially the Jurassic of North Yorks. There's also Cretaceous stuff and, yes, Carboniferous.

Is 1. hard or soft? If soft, I wonder if it could be a slab of Kimmeridge Clay from Reighton?
MFM
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Bobo the bear
All erratics there.
1 could be rugose coral...I have similar from Eyam Limestone. 
2,3,6,7 all partial ammonites
4 Belemnite rostrum
5 could again be coral but most likely as said a Brachiopod
8 cannot see it being fossil anything from the photo...nature does weird things with rocks
Bobothebear
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prep01
Hello Scott and welcome to the forum.
The geology of the area is Boulder Clay with lots of erratics making IDs harder! As I see from your photos (some of which I have tried to enlarge / enhance but without much such success) these are my take:-
1)Probably Carboniferous limestone with  corals and other marine shells.
2) & 3) parts of ammonites
4) A very worn belemnite.
5) I can't see anything fossil from this photo
6) Part of an ammonite
7) Not sure what this is - could we have more photos please from different a spects
8) As Brittlestar says - beach / estuary / seabed preserved.
Colin Huller
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Scott Taylor
MicroFossilMan wrote:

Geology is boulder clay! But with erratics from anywhere to the north, especially the Jurassic of North Yorks. There's also Cretaceous stuff and, yes, Carboniferous.

Is 1. hard or soft? If soft, I wonder if it could be a slab of Kimmeridge Clay from Reighton?


Its hard, found at Mappleton, i found in the pitch black using my phone torch a little slither hanging out the cliff which took some getting out! Ive got more to show, do you have facebook so i can send the pictures across, qualitys poor on here!
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Brittle Star
Scott

In regard to safety digging stuff out of a cliff is not advised. People have been killed just walking to close to the bottom. It is also discouraged due to erosion.
However I am not familiar with the location so not aware of what is allowed and what is acceptable.
JW

 Never ask a star fish for directions
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Scott Taylor
Brittle Star wrote:
Scott

In regard to safety digging stuff out of a cliff is not advised. People have been killed just walking to close to the bottom. It is also discouraged due to erosion.
However I am not familiar with the location so not aware of what is allowed and what is acceptable.
its clay its not too bad, most of the erosion happens at high tide, safety is always my first point of call especially after that young girl just died, if i think its dangerous i wont risk it, no fossil is worth a life!
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